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of virginia. that is headed pretty much in your direction. you can look for similar activity moving your way. we'll probably see more showers until at least nine or 10:00 tonight, but good news on the horizon tomorrow. all right, bob, good to hear that. stay with wjz for complete coverage for instant updates on the forecast and a look at the incredible damage done by the tornado. log onto wjz.com. new details today about a police involved shooting in glen burnie. >>reporter: police are identifying the anne arundel county officer who advertised and then shot a man. after he tazed him. >> the officer is a three year veteran of the police department. >>> a young woman struck and killed in rose dale is identified today. police say the 17-year-old was pushing her two-year-old in a stroller and had just crossed philadelphia road when she was hit. the driver of the 19907 ford pickup truck stopped to help. the child was not hurt. charges are pending, though, against the driver. 45-year-old. >>> a shocking report about the state of the nation's health. in tonight's health watch report, sandra report
. from the tiny town in west virginia still in shock. >> reporter: poisonous gas is keeping rescuers from reaching the men in the mine. families of the 25 other miners are slowly getting word that their loved ones did not survive the explosion. >> it's quite evident something went very wrong. >> reporter: michelle lost her father, he was just 5 weeks away from retiring. >> we were his life. coal mining game next. >> reporter: a blast happen during a shift change at the upper minor. it's about 30-miles south. it has a history of safety problems for not properly ventilating gas. crews are trying to drill shafts into the mine to release the toxic gases, it could be wednesday night before they determine if the air is safe enough for rescuers to go back inside. they reached one of the airtight chambers and found it empty. >> if i'm on that side of table and that's my father and my brother or my uncle or cousin, i'm going to have hope. >> families of the miners are trying to comfort each other. >> we'll make it. tough people waiting as emergency crews continue their work. wjz, eyewitness n
in west virginia, and they are forced to retreat. kathryn brown reports for wjz, unsafe conditions are forcing the teens out of the mines. >> reporter: rescuers, waiting outside the upper big branch mine are anxious to get back underground. >> this is still a rescue mission to us. we still have rescue chambers that we have to go to. and we still believe. >> reporter: this morning, teens got close to where four missing miners may be located. when explosive levels of toxic gas forced them to evacuate. >> you can imagine hauling equipment for a long distance, getting up there. getting exactly where you need to be. and then having to double time back out because you find yourself in harm's way. >> reporter: crews are working above ground to drill more holes and make the air in the mine safe. >> main thing is, we know we can get crews so far. >> reporter: the families are all staying together here on this mountain. and cargd to the governor, they -- according to the governor, they are getting very little sleep. this community is doing all it can to support them as they wait for word on
. >>> still ahead, safety on the rails, the governor's of maryland, virginia and d.c. afraid of the metro system. what they're planning to do. >>> coming up, local researchers found a way to speed up the detection of dangerous organisms, buying time that could save lives. >>> lucky to be alive. the freak accident, a horse managed to survive. >>> it's a sunny, mild, calm afternoon, things can change. get your updated forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> a series of mistakes by a california couple ends with the baby dead in the car. they left the baby in the car for 13 hours because each thought the other brought the baby inside. they found the baby, it was 78 degrees outside but the heat inside the car was must worse. >>> a horse in tennessee is a walking miracle. a horse returned home after being impaled by a tree limb. after several surgeries, he was allowed to go home to his own barn. >> a new tool to fight bio terrorism is tested and it could save lives by saving crucial time. it's won. >>> a sampling device. >> it works rapidly, it takes on the order of 30 minutes to identify a
investigators arrived in west virginia. they ever looking into what caused the coalmine explosion that killed 29 people. as jim axelrod reports search teams are still trying to recover more bodies. >> massey energy has a record with plenty to exam in. in 2009 they had 425 safety violations. the investigation will take months to complete. >> if you're not using that history of violations, to make sure miners aren't put at risk it is useless. >> jason adkins. >> it was a grime weekend here in southern west virginia. bells tolled in churches. >> william roosevelt lynch. >> reporter: after the bodies of the four missing miners were found saturday morning, and west virginia began to mourn. >> can you just say thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you coalminers. [ applause ] >> reporter: an eight-year-old, the son and grandson of miners, seemed to sum it up best. >> i say this is heartbreaking. everybody must pray for this accident and pray for our coalminers. please. please pray for them. . >>> west virginia governor is leading a memorial today for victims of a previous mining catastrophe. he will place
of the front that is moving, extending from lancaster all the way down into west virginia and the panhandle of maryland. we're going to see these storms rolling in here across the state. very widely scattered, area wide. but we want to show you some watches and warnings we have in effect. there is a red flag warning in effect for all of the areas in the red shading until 8:00 p.m. tonight. there is a watch for garrett county. that simply means we have low humidity, high heat. and the winds now, all creating the potential for some fires, should anything spark them. could be a real problem. again, all it's going to take is a little rain and humidity to go up a little for that to all start to subside. we'll keep you posted on that through the evening. and for now, back over to you, kai. >>> let's check in on the roads now with kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. >> reporter: and to say that this is a busy friday afternoon, would definitely be putting it mildly. sky eye chopper 13 has been over that scene for that accident on 70 eastbound at the beltway. it happened around 3:00. we had a van
trapped in west virginia wait for word in west virginia. >>> cancer diagnosis. what tennis great martina navratilova announced today. >>> and cracking down on something called floatoppia. it's a party in the ocean. and police are are taking steps. >>> and above-average temperatures continue. get outside while you can. first warning forecast. ,,,,,,,, bye, mom! we're here! [ giggling ] okay, girls. mom, i don't feel good. me, either. these days, nobody has time to get sick, but minute clinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections, with no appointment necessary. so you can feel better in no time. minute clinic -- the medical clinic inside cvs/pharmacy. find one near you at minuteclinic.com. why not save on car insurance? [ coin drops ] [ high-pitched voice ] thanks. [ normal voice ] you're welcome. get a free quote at progressive.com. >>> we have breaking news in towson. that's the second you drive home. let's go to captain mike perry, in sky eye chopper 13 over the scene of an accident. m
some showers across west virginia. around roanoke, light stuff. and further to the west and south, just a whole complex of showers. looks like saturday afternoon, some rain showers move in. we'll be much cooler. and additional chances of rain for sunday, monday, and maybe even tuesday. don? >> thank you very much. let's check on the roads now with kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. kristi i heard you were working. and i thought i'd come in, too. >> good afternoon, don. thanks. i feel honored. unfortunately, the weather is holding out but traffic is not. it is going to be a difficult ride home. left lane blocked. traffic backed up to 795. delay is 20 minutes. north side inner loop. that's at a crawl. you're looking at almost 50 minutes to get by. as for 95 in the northbound direction, still slow there from caton avenue to the beltway. traffic sluggish on the harrisburg expressway in the southbound direction. that's from pedonia to the beltway. in parkville, taylor avenue. and moving to the city, we have too many accidents there to name. but just to include a few. south fulton at rams
sykesville, west to virginia, montgomery county. we have an area of rain. we have fog forming. but sunshine and warm temps on tap for tomorrow. that forecast coming up. >>> let's check on the roads now with sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> hi, sharon. >> hi, kai. well, you know rain and the rush hour never seem to mix. and we have that problem. accident causing delays. a 33-minute backup there to washington boulevard. wreck also in reisterstown. that one on westminster pike on main street. light at east pratt. sedonia at sinclaire. 29 northbound, there's an accident there. old columbia road. 695, in annapolis on west street at route 50, there's a wreck. and police activity in glen burnie that's blocking all lanes of crain highway. crain highway closed at 8th avenue. you're going to want to take route 2 richie highway as your alternate. there's a look at your dive times. slow -- drive time. slowest spots. there is a live look at the top side. a little stop-and go there as usual. there's a look at the delay on the west side at 70. and there's a look at 95. northbound lanes there to th
enamel and kills bad breath germs. to help avoid dental problems, act daily. >>> a former virginia tech student will spend the rest of his life behind bars for decapitateing a classmate. he was sentenced to life without parol afterpleading guilty. he attacked the 22-year-old while they had coffee because she rejected his advances. >>> two bombs explode hours a part and 23 people are dead. a suicide bomber targeted those and both officers and protesters were kill. another bomb went off outside of a school. it's been one of the pakistan cities hardest hit by al-qaida attacks. >> survivors are still pulled from the rubble in china, an incredible five days after an earthquake. >>> more than two hundred still missing, rescuers are working around the clock. they pulled survivors free after they were trapped after a wrecked building. a four-year-old salesgirl four- year-old -- girl alive. the snow forecast for the next few days, soldiers working to reconstruct buildings for survivors. denise. >> the president flew into the earthquake region over the weekend and vowed to rebuild homes and s
chilly canadian air. another weak area of low pressure over kentucky, heading across virginia this afternoon. those clouds and that shower activity. that's one of the reasons we had clouds around. and that is, in fact, snow falling in the northern sections of new york state. northern vermont. some areas up there could see couple of inches of snow. temperatures there. low pressure moves off. still kind of breezy. now by thursday, at this time, to the east. winds go back to the southwest. and that begins a warmup for the end of the week. winds tomorrow, still gusty. and the bay temp around 50. tonight, clear, chilly. some suburban areas. otherwise, upper 30s to low 40s. we'll call it clear to partly cloudy. tomorrow, mostly sunny, breezy. still cool. 63. and early in the morning, may be scattered frost. north and west. but a warmup coming. >> cover up my -- basil. >>> and we'll be right back. >>> it's a dramatic distress call that sent coast guard scrambling for missing boaters. i'm m ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> coming up. crews respond to a distress call and find nothing. was anyone e
crabs. reducing the crabs to bring the population back, took an agreement between maryland and virginia to accomplish. >>> still ahead. a sear tes of powerful earthquakes. what's stopping rescuers from reaching survivors in china. >>> caught on tape. a burglar takes a fall for his crime. why he had trouble making an escape. >>> an attack on a north american. how a nurse was injured. she was just trying to help. >>> and the warmer air is returning. don't miss our updated first warning forecast. >>> hundreds of people are forced to flee their homes after massive flooding. 800 people had to evacuate the area. the same erupted after being silenced for more than a hundred years. >>> a burglar in oklahoma learns a painful lesson. and it is all caught on tape. tulsa police broke out. but getting back out proved a little difficult. yes, he falls hard onto the floor, six times before he gets away. the suspect, though, is still on the loose tonight. >> look for the person with the broken leg, and send them to the hospital. >>> she saw someone in pain. but when she went to help, a california nurse
, the only place you can watch the final four face-off. and west virginia, versus duke. all of the action starts right here on wjz at 6:00. >>> katie couric has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> she used to call the city streets home. but now she's in a whole new league. how one woman went from homeless to harvard and is now helping others make the grade. the american spirit, tonight, only on the cbs evening news. >>> pentagon security. the new safety measures now in place after a gunman opens fire, killing the security guard. >>> i'm ron matz at the rawlings conservatory in druid hill park, where baltimore's spring flower show is in full bloom. the story coming up here on wjz. >>> rejecting new evidence. the vatican fights back against accusations of child abuse in the catholic church. eyewitness news at 4:00 continues with vic, right after this. come on, kids, we've got to go! oh, no! yeah, oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to-go? these days, nobody has time to get sick, but minute clinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can di
this weekend. tomorrow, butler takes on michigan state, followed by west virginia versus duke. you can see those games exclusively here on wjz. all of the action starts tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. >>> and katie couric has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> abandoned and sometimes abused. how these dogs are helping others and themselves get a new leash on life. that's tonight's american spirit. only on the cbs evening news. >>> flying ban lifted. the faa changes its policies on pilots taking certain medications in the cockpit. >>> a shocking sight. a photo of a teen girl police say blew up a girl on the subway in russia. >>> and the number of americans getting back into the work force. eyewitness news continues with denise and vic after this. ,,,,, >>> it is 4:29. 71 degrees and mostly sunny. i'm vic carter. >> and i'm denise koch. here's what people are talking about. >> we have an update now on the breaking news downtown. we go to captain mike perry to find out more on what's going on. >> fire officials called to the university hospital about 30 minutes ago. word
and virginia. >>> well, we saw some of the coldest temperatures last night that we've seen in weeks. but it has warmed up a bit outside right now. though the sun is in and out, mostly in. wjz has weather and traffic together. meteorologist bernadette woods is here with the updated numbers from first warning weather. hi, bernadette. >> hello, kai and everybody out there. the air is unstable. that's building up to clouds this afternoon. temperature-wise, we're at 58 degrees. so still on the cold side. it was a chilly morning. and as the clouds break up tonight and the winds start to die down, it's going to be another cold one. i want to show you more frost advisories in effect through the overnight. we've got those for tonight and into tomorrow morning. and again, a freeze warning out west. in addition to the winds up, a red flag advisory on the eastern shore. a little going on. but big changes coming in our future. we'll have that shortly. >>> let's check in on the roads now with kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. >> hi, mary. so far, the problems out there continue to be pretty light, a cou
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